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Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, former Advisor to UAE Minister of Health, dies.

WHO Regional Director for Eastern Mediterranean Region was on his way to a summit in Uruguay

- GulfNews - AE

Sri Lanka's manager hopes board finds 'best way' to handle team's tour to Pakistan.

Solidarity Sri Lankan team manager Asanka Gurusinha is confident his board will find the best way to handle a 24-hour fly-in, fly-out tour of Pakistan for a single Twenty20 match later this month. Sri Lanka Cricket said on Monday it will go ahead with its trip to Pakistan for the third and final T20 match despite security ...

- DAWN - PK

Jordanians held at KIA for smuggling gold.

Sleuths of the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at Kempegowda International Airport thwarted gold smuggling attempts in three separate instances and seized the yellow metal weighing 7.5 kg worth Rs 2.3 crore.In the first case, 6.5 kg of gold was seized from two Jordanians. The two were identified as Abdel Rahman J A Rizik ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Associated Press: Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over Dubai.

Parts of an unmanned Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth’s atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end October 16 night to parts of Progress MS-07 came as planned after it delivered 2.5 metric ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Discarded, unmanned Russian spaceship burns up over Dubai.

A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth's atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Is it a meteor? Is it a ballistic missile? No, it's a Russian spaceship crashing to the earth.

Rockets and stages earlier fell harmlessly and largely unnoticed into the atmosphere, said Hasan Ahmad al-Hariri, the CEO of the Dubai Astronomy Group.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Light streaking through Dubai's night sky: Meteorite or satellite?.

Space tracking sites suggest Russian-made spacecraft re-entered atmosphere at same time object was seen in Dubai

- GulfNews - AE

UAE ranks 22nd in lowest base price of bottled water.

High mark-up in hotels, restaurants and cafes negates this gain for consumers

- GulfNews - AE

No, it wasn't a meteor! Russian spacecraft breaks up over UAE sky.

Russian-made Progress module disintegrated in the upper atmosphere, broke up into smaller chunks and burned up like fireworks, creating a night-time spectacle in the UAE on Monday night, says astronomy group

- GulfNews - AE

Security guards can call cops to stop smoking in Dubai malls.

Dubai Municipality official warns violators of ban on public smoking including e-cigarettes

- GulfNews - AE

Man gets five consecutive speeding fines after new rule came into effect in Dubai.

4,393 speed fines recorded on Mohammad Bin Zayed and Emirates roads in two days since October 15

- GulfNews - AE

Malaysian, 73, wins $1 million in Dubai draw

73-year old is the second winner from Malaysia to have hit the jackpot since the Dubai Duty Free draw started

- GulfNews - AE

Boy, 13, run over in Sharjah

Boy hit by a speeding car as he ran across the road to fetch a ball

- GulfNews - AE

Fraudsters try to withdraw $24 million using fake cheque in Abu Dhabi

Gang of four held after bank alerted police of counterfeit cheque

- GulfNews - AE

Head to glow garden to see frozen Burj Khalifa

Ice Park with sculptures of Dubai's iconic landmarks part of season 3 of Dubai Glow Garden

- GulfNews - AE

Two UAE pilots martyred after plane crashed due to technical failure in Yemen

General Command of the UAE Armed Forces offered its condolences to martyrs' families

- GulfNews - AE

Russian and other regional energy majors look East

Some of the largest Russian and regional energy companies will be in Abu Dhabi to figure out how to tap deeper into Asian economies, conference organizers said.

- UPI - US

Graduates Tour Countries To Generate Business Ideas For MTN

Fresh graduates, who are working in their first year at MTN in different countries, are touring Ghana, South Africa and Dubai markets to understand the operations of MTN and generate more business ideas to help the company improve its performance. The 17 graduates, who are under the tutelage of Duke CE, a Corporate ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's unit to invest $ 1 billion in India's infra fund

MUMBAI: India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund on Monday said it signed a $1 billion investment deal with a unit of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world.NIIF, a quasi-sovereign wealth fund, said ADIA will become the first institutional investor in its ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Board eases Danushka Gunathilaka's ban; all-rounder set to play T20 series

The board's decision clears Gunathilaka to play in the three-match T20 series in the United Arab Emirates, though the final squad of 15 will not be announced until Friday. The post Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Board eases Danushka Gunathilaka's ban; all-rounder set to play T20 series appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

US launches first-ever strikes against ISIS in Yemen

Screenshot/Al Emarah StudioDUBAI - The United States said it launched its first attack on Islamic State's deadly Yemen branch on Monday with a series of nighttime airstrikes that residents said targeted two villages and killed several people. Unmanned U.S. drones launched around 12 missiles at militant positions in Yakla ...

- Business Insider - US

Light in the sky over UAE likely Russian rocket breaking up

A light seen in the night sky over the United Arab Emirates likely was a discarded Russian spaceship breaking up after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.

- PhysOrg - NL

Light in the sky over UAE likely Russian rocket breaking up

A light seen in the night sky over the United Arab Emirates likely was a discarded Russian rocket breaking up after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.

- The Daily Star - LB

Light in the sky over UAE likely Russian rocket breaking up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A light seen in the night sky over the United Arab Emirates likely was a discarded Russian spaceship breaking up after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. Those in Abu Dhabi and Dubai shared online videos and pictures of the light seen in the sky Monday night. Aerospace websites and the Dubai ...

- SFGate - US

ADNOC unifies brands of operating units

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. is unifying the brands of its many operating units.

- OGJ - US

Caution: Major delays on these Dubai roads

Motorists in and around Dubai faced long delays on Tuesday due to a number of accidents on Shaikh Zayed Road

- GulfNews - AE

Nearly half of UAE residents still in debt; 28% failing to save money at all

Nearly a third of population are unable to save money at all, while 13% are actively looking for a loan, says Payfort

- GulfNews - AE

UAE top 10 movie countdown – from 'Chef' to...

A look at the top 10 movies showing across the UAE during the weekend as provided by VOX Cinemas

- GulfNews - AE

Light streaking through Dubai's night sky: Meteorite or satellite?

Satellite tracking websites suggest disabled Russian satellite re-entered atmosphere at the same time object was seen in Dubai skies

- GulfNews - AE

Dubai's rental dips to continue into next year

More residential neighbourhoods are starting to show gradual declines, says Core Savills

- GulfNews - AE

Geostorm, Secret Superstar and more hit cinemas this week

A sneak peek into what's showing in theatres across the UAE this weekend

- GulfNews - AE

COAS arrives in Saudi Arabia, calls on Crown Prince

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin SalmanRIYADH: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday during his visit to Saudi Arabia.During the meeting, the dignitaries reviewed bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

New team to head ICAI Dubai

New team to head ICAI Dubai...

- MENAFN - JO

Officials to crack down on grey drone market in Dubai

They will go shop to shop halting unregistered drones sold as 'toys'

- GulfNews - AE

Second food bank opens in Dubai

New branch of UAE Food Bank opens to mark World Food Day

- GulfNews - AE

Azam hits ton as Pakistan sink Sri Lanka

Khan produces fine display with bat and ball in 32-run day-night victory in Abu Dhabi

- GulfNews - AE

Graduates Tour Countries To Study And Generate Business Ideas For MTN

Fresh graduates, who are working in their first year at MTN in different countries, are touring Ghana, South Africa and Dubai markets to understand the operations of MTN and generate more business ideas to help the company improve its performance. The 17 graduates, who are under the tutelage of Duke CE, a Corporate ...

- ModernGhana - GH

31 tonnes of waste collected in Hatta cleanup drive

Dubai Municipality cleans up dams and valleys in preparation for rainy season

- GulfNews - AE

Zaccheroni confirmed as new UAE coach

Italian had won the Asian Cup in 2011 with Japan

- GulfNews - AE

These smart palm trees in Dubai can charge your phone and provide free Wi-Fi

Business Insider"Smart Palms" are palm tree-like devices that will provide free Wi-Fi and will charge your phone. There are more than 50 Smart Palms in Dubai, located on beaches and public areas in the city.

- Business Insider - US

A new report about a Turkish gold-dealer is raising questions about why Preet Bharara was fired

Thomson ReutersTurkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked former Vice President Joe Biden to fire US attorney Preet Bharara last September over Bharara's involvement in denying bail to a Turkish-Iranian gold dealer set to go to trial in New York next month on charges of fraud and money laundering, according to The ...

- Business Insider - US

Sam Torrance: Hatton is part of burgeoning English group

It’s not an easy thing for a Scotsman to say, but there are a lot of very good English golfers showcasing their ability on the European Tour at the moment. Tyrrell Hatton did just that at the Italian Open on Sunday, where he pipped fellow countryman Ross Fisher for a second week in a row and where up-and-coming ...

- City AM - UK

Israelis can't have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

Israeli judokas participating in the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be able to compete under their country's flag or hear 'Hatikva.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

This is how one fine can cost you Dh1,500

Abu Dhabi Police are raising awareness of the things you shouldn't do with your car

- GulfNews - AE

New Dubai venue: La Mer opens in Jumeirah 1

La Mer brings several new shopping, dining and entertainment experiences to the region

- GulfNews - AE

Mohammad Bin Rashid launches UAE Artificial Intelligence strategy

The strategy was launched to boost government performance and boost rate of accomplishing achievements

- GulfNews - AE

Watch: Meteors spotted flying across Dubai sky?

Did you spot the bright lights travelling across Dubai skyline tonight?

- GulfNews - AE

NIIF gets first investor, Abu Dhabi fund brings in $1 bn

Deal paves way for significant economic impact, says Garg

- The Hindu - IN

Second ODI: Pakistan set 220-run target for Sri Lanka

Teams : Pakistan concluded its inning on 219 for nine wickets after choosing to bat against Sri Lanka, Babar Azam scored another century to stable the inning as openers fell early in the second One Day International being played in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.This is Azam's second century in succession. During the inning, Shadab ...

- DAWN - PK

Dubai police reveal new Scorpion hoverbike at GITEX

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Videos,Middle East,Emerging Technologies,Technology The Dubai police take to the air with a new Scorpion hoverbike.Continue reading Dubai police reveal new Scorpion hoverbike at GITEX Dubai police reveal new Scorpion hoverbike at GITEX originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 ...

- Autoblog - US

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